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Posts Tagged ‘Democracy’

April 20th, 2017 - 11:41 am § in Hypocrisy, Jefferson, Repugnants

Bernie’s Hypocrisy

Sanders: I don’t consider myself a Democrat “No, I’m an Independent,” Sanders says amid DNC tour. THEHILL.COM Analysis | Bernie Sanders’s strange behavior The “Come Together” tour risks creating divisions, and Sanders isn’t helping with his comments about Jon Osso[...]

February 22nd, 2017 - 12:08 am § in Misc.

Should Biafra Rise Again?

For those clamoring for Biafra, a stupid and unattainable dream, this message is more pragmatic. I will recommend that those who feel marginalized should concentrate their wealth in their geographic region and see how helpful that is. I have travelled across the Nigerian landscape. Most of our agric[...]

November 20th, 2016 - 1:40 am § in Jefferson, Misc.

Did you vote?

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November 8th, 2016 - 1:29 am § in Jefferson, Misc.

Democracy Movement Forces Change of PM in South Korea

IN DEFEAT, SKOREAN PRESIDENT TO LET PARLIAMENT CHOOSE HER PMSEOUL, South Korea (AP) – South Korea’s president said Tuesday she will allow parliament to choose her prime minister, a major political concession to growing anger as she scrambles to defuse an escalating influence-peddling sca[...]

October 8th, 2016 - 11:49 am § in Misc.

BREXIT: The Reasons Direct Democracy Fails

Perilous Plebiscites: Brexit Vote Underscores Limits of Direct Democracy – SPIEGEL ONLINE[...]

September 26th, 2016 - 1:44 am § in America, Donald Trump

How to Destroy A Political Party

How liberal activists may have have destroyed Britain’s Labor Party Jeremy Corbyn is being reelected Party Leader of Britain’s  Labour despite nearly unanimous opposition of the elected Members of Parliament from his won party.  The story is eerily similar to the current state of t[...]

August 5th, 2016 - 11:52 pm § in Misc.

BREAKING NEWS: ANC Loses Local Election in Nelson Mandela Bay

The African National Congress (ANC) suffered its worst electoral loss since the end of apartheid in 1994, when it lost Nelson Mandela Bay to the opposition Democratic Alliance (DA) in municipal elections. Nationally the ANC still has 56 percent of the votes around South Africa.[...]

July 22nd, 2016 - 12:14 am § in Jefferson, Misc., Repugnants

Israel After Turkey: Israel weakens its democracy too.

Israel Passes Law Enabling Knesset to Expel Members Over Incitement JNS.org – In a 62-47 vote, the Israeli Knesset on Tuesday passed an impeachment law that enables Members of Knesset (MKs) to expel fellow lawmakers who are… ALGEMEINER.COM[...]

January 3rd, 2016 - 9:08 am § in Misc.

Democracy, Egyptian

Egypt’s Sisi appoints 28 MPs Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi issued Thursday a presidential decree to appoint 28 legislators to the country’s newly elected parliament.[...]

June 18th, 2015 - 8:18 am § in Misc.

Hong Votes Down Beijing (Maybe)

HONG KONG (AP) — The Hong Kong government’s controversial Beijing-backed election reforms were defeated Thursday by pro-democracy lawmakers after  the lawmakers from pro-establishment parties walked out of the legislature chamber and failed to cast any votes.. .[...]